William H. Macy

13 Mar 1950

Actor, Director, Writer

William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and writer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He is also a teacher and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he has appeared in summer action films as well. Macy has described his screen persona as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, being nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee.

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Filmography (74 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Krystal
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2017)
···The Layover
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2016)
···Blood Father
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Kirby Curtis)
(movie, 2015)
···Room
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Robert Newsome)
(movie, 2015)
···Walter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Corman)
(movie, 2015)
···Dial a Prayer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill)
(movie, 2014)
···Rudderless
Genre: Music, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 2014)
···Cake
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Leonard)
(movie, 2013)
···Trust Me
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Gary)
(movie, 2013)
···A Single Shot
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Pitt)
(movie, 2012)
···Ernest et Célestine
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Head Dentist (voice English version))
(movie, 2012)
···The Sessions
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Father Brendan)
(movie, 2012)
···The Surrogate
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Father Brendan)
(movie, 2011)
7.5The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Levin)
(movie, 2010)
···Dirty Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ray)
(movie, 2009)
···Shorts
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Dr. Noseworthy)
(movie, 2009)
···The Maiden Heist
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 2008)
···The Tale of Despereaux
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Lester (voice))
(movie, 2008)
···Bart Got a Room
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ernie Stein)
(movie, 2008)
···The Deal
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charlie Berns)
(movie, 2007)
···He Was a Quiet Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Gene Shelby)
(movie, 2007)
···Wild Hogs
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dudley Frank)
(movie, 2006)
···Everyone's Hero
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Lefty Maginnis (Voice))
(movie, 2006)
···Inland Empire
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Announcer)
(movie, 2006)
···Bobby
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Paul Ebbers)
(movie, 2006)
···Doogal
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Brian)
(movie, 2005)
···Thank You for Smoking
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Senator Ortolan Finistirre)
(movie, 2005)
···Edmond
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Edmond)
(movie, 2005)
···Sahara
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Admiral Jim Sandecker)
(movie, 2004)
···Cellular
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Bob Mooney)
(movie, 2004)
···Spartan
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Stoddard)
(movie, 2004)
···In Enemy Hands
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Nathan Travers)
(movie, 2004)
···Reversible Errors
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Arthur Raven)
(movie, 2004)
···The Wool Cap
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gigot)
(movie, 2003)
···Seabiscuit
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Tick Tock McGlaughlin)
(movie, 2003)
···The Cooler
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bernie Lootz)
(movie, 2003)
···Stealing Sinatra
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as John Irwin)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Glenn)
(movie, 2002)
···Welcome to Collinwood
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Riley)
(movie, 2002)
···Door to Door
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill Porter)
(movie, 2001)
···Jurassic Park III
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Paul Kirby)
(movie, 2000)
···Panic
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Alex)
(movie, 2000)
···State and Main
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Walt Price)
(movie, 1999)
8.1Magnolia
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Donnie Smith)
(movie, 1999)
···Happy, Texas
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Chappy Dent)
(movie, 1999)
···Mystery Men
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as The Shoveler)
(movie, 1999)
···A Slight Case of Murder
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Terry Thorpe)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Role: Actor (as Ichabod Crane)
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Justin)
(movie, 1998)
···Pleasantville
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as George Parker)
(movie, 1998)
···A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as James Gordon)
(movie, 1998)
···The Con
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bobby)
(movie, 1997)
···Wag the Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as CIA Agent Charles Young)
(movie, 1997)
8.5Boogie Nights
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Little Bill)
(movie, 1997)
···Air Force One
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Major Caldwell)
(movie, 1997)
···Colin Fitz
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. O'Day)
(movie, 1996)
···Ghosts of Mississippi
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Charlie Crisco)
(movie, 1996)
···Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jerry Lundegaard)
(movie, 1996)
···Andersonville
Genre: War, Drama
Role: Actor (as Col. Chandler)
(movie, 1996)
···Down Periscope
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Captain Knox)
(movie, 1995)
···Mr. Holland's Opus
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Vice Principal Gene Wolters)
(movie, 1995)
···Murder in the First
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill McNeill)
(movie, 1995)
···Above Suspicion
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 1995)
···In the Shadow of Evil
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. Frank Teague)
(movie, 1994)
···Evolver
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Evolver (voice) (as W.H. Macy))
(movie, 1994)
···Dead on Sight
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor
(movie, 1994)
···The Client
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. Greenway)
(movie, 1994)
···Oleanna
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John)
(movie, 1993)
···Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tunafish Father)
(movie, 1993)
···Benny & Joon
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Randy Burch)
(movie, 1992)
···The Water Engine
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Charles Lang)
(movie, 1991)
···Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tim Sullivan)
(movie, 1987)
···House of Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Moran)
(movie, 1983)
···WarGames
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as NORAD Officer)